Two crews through to finals

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Canoe Kayak Canada

 

By Ian Miller

 

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO, PORTUGAL – Two Canadian crews have advanced to the A-finals after the first day of competition at the ICF Canoe Sprint Junior and U23 World Championships in Montemor-O-Velho, Portugal.

The Junior Men’s K2 1000m crew of Scott Braddon (Ottawa, ON) and Alex Brent (Maple Ridge, BC) won their semi-final to advance to the A-final on Saturday.

In the Women’s K4 500m, the crew of Courtney Stott (Pickering, ON), Alexa Irvin (Kentville, NS), Alanna Bray-Lougheed (Oakville, ON) and Madison MacKenzie (Chelsea, QC) finished third in their heat to advance directly to Saturday’s final.

A full compilation of Canadian results for the first day of competition is shown below. Competition in Portugal continues through to Sunday.

Race results can be followed online through the Event Website or by downloading the Canoe Sprint Portugal smartphone app at the bottom of the Home Page.

Summary of Results

Athlete Event Result

Scott Braddon (Ottawa, ON),

Alex Brent (Maple Ridge, BC)

Junior Men’s K2 1000m

1st in semi

Advanced to A-final

Courtney Stott (Pickering, ON), Alexa Irvin (Kentville, NS), Alanna Bray-Lougheed (Oakville, ON), Madison MacKenzie (Chelsea, QC) Junior Women’s K4 500m

3rd in heat

Advanced to A-final

Jacob Steele (Halifax, NS) Junior Men’s K1 1000m

4th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Marshall Hughes (Waverley, NS) U23 Men’s K1 1000m

4th in semi

Advanced to B-final

August Sibthorpe (Ottawa, ON), Jessica Hogg (Dartmouth, NS), Kady Leard (Waverley, NS) &

Anna Negulic (Halifax, NS)

Junior Women’s K4 500m

5th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Gavin Jaeger-Freeborn (Calgary, AB),

Brady Garcia (Calgary, AB)

Junior Men’s C2 1000m

6th in semi

Did not advance

Jeremy Stott (Mississauga, ON)m Evan Bezemer (Mississauga, ON) U23 Men’s C2 1000m

6th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Craig Spence (Dartmouth, NS) U23 Men’s C1 1000m

7th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Eric Ellery (Toronto, ON),

Anatoly Mykhayletsk (Toronto, ON)

U23 Men’s K2 1000m

7th in semi

Advanced to B-final

Sam Pennyfather (Oakville, ON)

Junior Men’s C1 1000m

9th in semi

Did not advance

Correction – the correct list for the Women’s U23 Canoe athletes competing in Portugal is shown below. This version is corrected from the release issued yesterday.

Women’s Canoe

Athlete Hometown Club Coach
Katie Vincent Mississauga, ON Mississauga Rob Stott / Kyle Jeffery
Hannah MacIntosh Dartmouth, NS Senobe Rob Baert
Mariah Godin Waverley, NS Cheema Mike Kerrivan

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